Animation Supervisor (Harmony), 2D

Job Locations CA-BC-Vancouver
Posted Date 4 weeks ago(7/7/2020 7:06 PM)
Job ID
2020-3227

Overview

WildBrain is looking for Animation Supervisors to join our Vancouver studio for an exciting, new Peanuts Project! It has not yet been announced but if you want to be part of a team that is pushing creative boundaries, you want to have fun and need some more Snoopy and Charlie Brown in your life, have we got the role for you!  Come talk to us about a project that will have you understanding why ‘happiness is a warm puppy” but will challenge you, engage you and make you laugh!

 

These roles are set to begin in Fall 2020.

 

We are currently working virtually because of the Covid-19 pandemic. During this time our hiring teams are ready to support interviews via video conferencing, and we are enabling artists to work from home until the studio can reopen. We’d love to hear from you! #stayhomestaysafe!

Responsibilities

  • Partnering with Directors to hold creative vision in the animation team
  • Review rough cuts, scenes, and episodes with Directors and gather feedback
  • Assign scenes to animators and balance workloads and skills across the team
  • Communicate ongoing feedback to the team
  • Ensure hitting production milestones and deadlines & flagging risks
  • Ensure continuity and flow of animation
  • Coach and mentor Lead Animators and team

Qualifications

  • Strong leadership skills with 2+ years experience working as a 2D Animation Supervisor
  • Experience with traditional hand drawn 2D animation (personal and/or professional projects)
  • Demonstrated creative problem-solving skills
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize and delegate effectively
  • Demonstration of traditional animation principles; with an emphasis on timing, spacing, staging, strong storytelling poses and the ability to stay on model

Bonus:

  • Advanced proficiency in ToonBoom Harmony
  • Degree/Diploma from a recognized animation school is preferred
  • Experience leading an animation team of 10+
  • Experience working on Feature quality animated productions

 

Why WildBrain?

 

At WildBrain Studios our teams dig into a diverse range of projects – from preschool and comedy to action-adventure, and work with international partners such as Apple, Netflix, LEGO, DreamWorks, BBC, Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon and more. We produce high quality Flash, Harmony, and Maya animated series. Aside from awesome projects and partners, WildBrain puts our people first, here are just a few of the ways:

  • Great benefits that make employees feel truly valued including a customizable extended health and dental plan
  • Generous RRSP matching
  • Bonus time off

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